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Macedonia and Greece appear close to settling 27-year name dispute

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Macedonia and Greece appear close to settling 27-year name dispute

- Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev with European Council president Donald Tusk Macedonia is poised to dispatch its foreign minister to Greece as speculation mounts that the two countries are moving towards settlement of the name dispute that has kept them at loggerheads for the past 27 years. Greece, a member of both the EU and NATO – world’s biggest trading bloc and the military alliance – has thwarted Macedonia membership drives into both organisations since 2008 over the name “Macedonia
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Silva and Diego Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

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Silva and Diego Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

- REUTERS: Plucky Macedonia gave Spain a tough test in their World Cup Group G qualifier in Skopje on Sunday but despite a superb goal from Stefan Ristovski the Spaniards still ran out 2-1 winners thanks to goals from David Silva and Diego Costa. Spain quickly unlocked the Macedonian defence in the 15th minute, Andres Iniesta chipping a pass to Jordi Alba who pulled it back to Silva who turned and shot to open the scoring
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España por el triunfo ante Macedonia - Diario Co Latino

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España por el triunfo ante Macedonia - Diario Co Latino

- España por el triunfo ante Macedonia Skopje/dpa. lentada por el invicto que ostenta desde que Julen Lopetegui asumió el mando, la selección española de fútbol tratará este domingo vencer a Macedonia y así acercarse a la clasificación directa para el Mundial de Rusia 2018. Reforzada por los jugadores del Real Madrid que no estuvieron en el amistoso del miércoles frente a Colombia, España intentará sumar tres nuevos puntos que la mantengan al frente del Grupo G de la zona europea de clasificación
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UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo & Real Madrid to face Manchester United in Macedonia

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UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo & Real Madrid to face Manchester United in Macedonia

- The Portugal star will take on his former club in the clash between the reigning Champions League and Europa League winners on August 8. Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid will take on Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup in Macedonia on August 8. Zinedine Zidane's team booked their place in the start-of-season showpiece by beating Juventus in Saturday's Champions League final, with Ronaldo scoring twice in the 4-1 victory in Cardiff
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Macedonia parliament votes in Social Democrat Zaev as PM

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Macedonia parliament votes in Social Democrat Zaev as PM

- Skopje (AFP) - Macedonia's parliament voted in Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev as prime minister late Wednesday, in a first step towards ending the country's two-year political crisis. Zaev won the support of 62 lawmakers in the 120-seat parliament. "I conclude that the parliament voted in the government of Macedonia," parliamentary speaker Talat Xhaferi said after the vote. The parliamentary vote came six months after a snap general election in December
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Putin hopes for democratic end to Macedonia political crisis

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Putin hopes for democratic end to Macedonia political crisis

- MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow hopes for a democratic settlement of Macedonia's political situation. Putin made the statement Wednesday at the start of his talks with Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, voicing hope that Ivanov's experience would help "Macedonia's domestic situation develop in accordance with the constitution in a democratic way." Since 2015, the Balkans nation has been roiled by a political crisis that threatened to ignite inter-ethnic conflict between ethnic Macedonians and Albanians, who make up a quarter of the population
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15 charged in attack on Macedonian parliament that hurt 100

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15 charged in attack on Macedonian parliament that hurt 100

- SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian police say they’ve filed criminal charges against 15 people suspected of being involved in a violent attack against the parliament three days ago. Police said Sunday the group was charged for “participation in a mob and preventing officials from performing their duties.” Months of political tensions in Macedonia boiled over Thursday night over disagreements about the election of a new parliament speaker
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Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

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Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

- SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. Clashes over several hours injured 77 people, including 22 police officers and several lawmakers, authorities said. Neighboring countries along with the European Union and United States expressed concern at the small Balkan nation's escalating political crisis
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

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Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia

- SKOPJE, Macedonia — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country. The sight of dozens of stray dogs dying in Skopje alone last month has alarmed conservationists and animal welfare groups. Radmila Pesheva from the "Anima mundi" protection group warned Saturday that poison is freely available at the market and demanded that authorities regulate its sale and punish those poisoning stray dogs
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Macedonia's Social Democrats Seek Mandate to Form Government

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Macedonia's Social Democrats Seek Mandate to Form Government

- SKOPJE — Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats urged the president on Monday to give them a mandate to form a new coalition government and to rebuff calls by the ruling conservatives to hold a new election. As a midnight deadline expired, the conservative VMRO-DPMNE party announced it had failed to reach agreement on a renewed coalition with ethnic Albanians after a December election. The VMRO-DPMNE, in power from 2006 to 2016,
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Pope meets bishops of Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo in ad limina visit

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Pope meets bishops of Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo in ad limina visit

- 2017-01-30 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday met with the bishops of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, who are in Rome for their “ad limina apostolorum” visit. The President of the International Bishops’ Conference of Saints Cyril and Methodius, to which the bishops belong, spoke to Vatican Radio ahead of the ad limina visit. Ecumenical and interreligious dialogue. “As for Serbia, collaboration and
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  • Mourinho ready to make move for Bale
    Mourinho ready to make move for Bale

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    Skopje, Macedonia | AFP | Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has sent a message in the direction of UEFA Super Cup opponents Real Madrid by declaring his readiness to bring Gareth Bale to Old Trafford. Speaking to reporters in the Macedonian capital of Skopje on Monday, Mourinho said he would wait to see what Bale’s role in Tuesday’s match was before deciding whether the Welshman was worth pursuing
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  • Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament
    Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

    , yahoo.com

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. Clashes over several hours injured 77 people, including 22 police officers and several lawmakers, authorities said. Neighboring countries along with the European Union and United States expressed concern at the small Balkan nation's escalating political crisis
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  • UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo & Real Madrid to face Manchester United in Macedonia
    UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo & Real Madrid to face Manchester United in Macedonia

    , goal.com

    The Portugal star will take on his former club in the clash between the reigning Champions League and Europa League winners on August 8. Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid will take on Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup in Macedonia on August 8. Zinedine Zidane's team booked their place in the start-of-season showpiece by beating Juventus in Saturday's Champions League final, with Ronaldo scoring twice in the 4-1 victory in Cardiff
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  • Building Blocks makes moves into Netherlands and Macedonia with acquisition
    Building Blocks makes moves into Netherlands and Macedonia with acquisition

    , manchestereveningnews.co.uk

    Global digital agency Building Blocks is expanding into new markets following a recent acquisition. The Manchester company will make moves into Netherlands and Macedonia, where Tricode, the business it has recently snapped up, is based. Tricode is a supplier of customer experience management solutions. It employs over 60 people across its headquarters in Veenendaal in the Netherlands and Skopje in Macedonia
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  • Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament
    Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

    , yahoo.com

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. Clashes over several hours injured 77 people, including 22 police officers and several lawmakers, authorities said. Neighboring countries along with the European Union and United States expressed concern at the small Balkan nation's escalating political crisis
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  • Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament
    Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

    , yahoo.com

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. Clashes over several hours injured 77 people, including 22 police officers and several lawmakers, authorities said. Neighboring countries along with the European Union and United States expressed concern at the small Balkan nation's escalating political crisis
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